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Ray Gallon - Nam June Paik – A Work For Radio album

Ray Gallon - Nam June Paik – A Work For Radio album
  • Performer Ray Gallon
  • Title Nam June Paik – A Work For Radio
  • Date of release 2013
  • Country US
  • Style Interview, Field Recording, Musique Concrète, Spoken Word, Experimental
  • Other formats MIDI XM MMF MP1 AAC MOD VOC
  • Genre Electronic / Audio records / Classical
  • Size MP3 1571 mb
  • Size FLAC 1215 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 195

Voice – Charlotte Moorman, John Cage, Nam June Paik, Philip Corner. This compositional documentary was produced for the CBC Radio Series "Signature," and was originally broadcast on April 28, 1979. It was nominated for an ACTRA award for best radio documentary of the year. It is the result of a remarkable creative collaboration by artists such as John Cage, Charlotte Moorman, Philip Corner, and Nam June Paik himself with the author. Interspersed throughout the portrait are audio realisations by Ray Gallon of conceptual works by Nam June Paik.

Nam June Paik (Korean: 백남준; July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist. Born in Seoul in 1932, the youngest of five siblings, Paik had two older brothers and two older sisters.

Nam June Paik A Work for Radio. Cassette, The Tapeworm.

Considered the father of video art, Nam June Paik pioneered the use of televisual electronic media in art. An integral member of the Fluxus movement alongside John Cage and George Macunias, Paik sought new modes of artistic expression and cultural exchange in his music, performances, and media works. Want to sell a work by this artist? Learn more. Selected career achievements. Represented by internationally reputable galleries. Solo show at a major institution. Centre Pompidou, and 6 more. Group show at a major institution

Nam June Paik then began participating in the Neo-Dada art movement, known as Fluxus, which was inspired by the composer John Cage and his use of everyday sounds and noises in his music. He made his big debut in 1963 at an exhibition known as Exposition of Music-Electronic Television at the Galerie Parnass in Wuppertal in which he scattered televisions everywhere and used magnets to alter or distort their images. In 1964, Paik moved to New York, and began working with classical cellist Charlotte Moorman, to combine his video, music, and performance. In the work TV Cello, the pair stacked televisions on top of one another, so that they formed the shape of an actual cello.

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Nam June Paik, 359 Canal Street, 1991. Nam June Paik, Untitled (RCA Victor), 1996. Nam June Paik, Untitled, 1996. Single-channel video (color, silent) in a vintage television cabinet with acrylic and toy.

View Nam June Paik's profile and related content on The Artling. He had a global presence and influence, and his innovative art and visionary ideas continue to inspire a new generation of artists.

A keen desire to humanize technology underlies all of Paik's work. Whether this is seen through the combination of anthropomorphic objects with video imagery of human beings, the use of a live person in dialogue with technological components, or equipment as a performance, or the forced interaction of a viewer with a particular artwork - his work incites reflection on both our relationship with technology and its affects on, and benefits for, modern man.

Tracklist

A Part One 32:30
B Part Two 28:51

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – The Tapeworm

Credits

  • Composed By [Conceptual Works] – Nam June Paik
  • Engineer [Mix] – Lorne Tulk
  • Narrator – Ray Gallon, Russ Germain
  • Producer [Series] – Digby Peers
  • Sounds [Audio Realisations] – Ray Gallon
  • Technician [Additional Technical Assistance] – John Hollinger
  • Text By [Author], Producer – Ray Gallon
  • Voice – Charlotte Moorman, John Cage, Nam June Paik, Philip Corner

Notes

This compositional documentary was produced for the CBC Radio Series "Signature," and was originally broadcast on April 28, 1979. It was nominated for an ACTRA award for best radio documentary of the year. It is the result of a remarkable creative collaboration by artists such as John Cage, Charlotte Moorman, Philip Corner, and Nam June Paik himself with the author. Interspersed throughout the portrait are audio realisations by Ray Gallon of conceptual works by Nam June Paik. Thanks also to Lorne Tulk for remarkable engineering and creative contributions, and to Digby Peers for the courage to broadcast it.

Once a 70s Canadian radio broadcast, this recording is now a product of The Tapeworm – "we can't rewind, we've gone too far"
TTW#53, copyright 2013 The Tapeworm.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
none Ray Gallon Nam June Paik - A Work For Radio ‎(Cass, Ltd) Not On Label none US 1978